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Author: Janice Benning

Resilience: 5 tips to improve performance

Research suggests that mental ill-health is responsible for 72 million lost working days and costs of £34.9 billion each year. Resilience or our ability to recover from or adjust easily…

by Janice Benning

How to Stress Less

Stress is our body’s response to pressures from a situation or life event. It’s often triggered by unexpected events, or increased responsibility, or by high levels of uncertainty. We feel…

by Janice Benning

Mental health hacks for post-lockdown work life

A client was telling me recently that her employees were struggling with the remote working arrangements at her company. On the surface it had been an overnight success but, four…

by Janice Benning

How to stay home and stay sane

In times gone by we probably craved the chance to work from home and spend more time with the family. After a couple of weeks of lock-down the chances are…

by Janice Benning

How to thrive not just survive

What is happening right now is unprecedented. Suddenly everyone’s lives have been turned upside down. We are having to deal with uncertainty about; our health and the health of our…

by Janice Benning

Blue Monday Rebellion

The third Monday in January – dubbed Blue Monday as a publicity stunt – has become stuck with the title. It has stuck because it makes a great story and,…

by Janice Benning

How lawyers can operate at their peak without burning out

Global law firm Dentons has just appointed its own ‘Europe Chief Mindfulness Officer’. She will be rolling out a new wellness programme, which uses the principles of neuroscience, cognitive science…

by Janice Benning

Managing stress – don’t wait, or it may be too late!

How many of us do it; wait for the weekend or our holiday to recover from the stress and pressure of work? Our message here is, “Please DON’T!” What stops…

by Janice Benning

Have Yourselves a Mindful Little Christmas

While Christmas is regarded as a time for relaxation, fun and festivities, few escape the stress involved in the run up – either at home or work. In the workplace,…

by Janice Benning